Thứ Sáu, 20 tháng 12, 2013

Let’s find out Fireworks locations across the country on New Year’s Eve (Tet Giap Ngo) 2014 with Huong Viet Travel

Firework

In Ho Chi Minh

Ho Chi Minh City will organize firework heights at 0:00 AM, 01/01/2014 at the Saigon River Tunnel (District 2) and Dam Sen Cultural Park (District 11).

In Hanoi

According to plan, New Year’s Eve in Hanoi will organize firework heights at Hoankiem Lake and some downtown areas, low-level fireworks in the county, district and town.

In Da Nang

City People’s Committee approved plans to hold 2 fireworks locations in New Year’s Eve Tet Giap Ngo 2014

Firework

Accordingly

Position 1: in northeastern Han River bridge including park sidewalk Bach Dang Street, Thach Thang Ward, Hai Chau (near Le Van Duyet street); sidewalk in Tran Hung Dao street, An Hai Bac ward, Son Tra district ( near Nguyen The Loc road).

Position 2: in the southwest Dragon bridge including park sidewalk 2/9 street, Binh Hien Ward, Hai Chau District (the area of the Han River cruise ships); Tran Hung Dao street, An Hai Tay ward, Son Tra district
Total number of fireworks used are 2,000 high-range fireworks. Total shooting time is 15 minutes, beginning 00 days 0 hours 30-1-2014 (1st Lunar New Year).

In Binh Phuoc

Plan New Year’s Eve festival with the theme “Binh Phuoc: spring colors” will be organized on 30-1-2014 at 22:30 pm (30 December lunar day)

Dong Thap not fireworks on New Year’s Eve 2014

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Thứ Hai, 16 tháng 12, 2013

From this morning 12/15/2013, snow began to fall in Sapa. Houses and trees coated with a “coat” of white, beautiful and surprise. Sapa: beautiful snowfall as Europe.

Snow in Sapa

The strengthening cold air has made the northern sunk in deep freeze

Around 8am (15/12), in the cold below 0 degrees C, the first snow of this winter fall down Sapa (Lao Cai) at Xe Mountain area, Fansipan. Then, the snow has expanded to O Quy Ho Pass area (the longest pass in Vietnam) , Silver Falls.

By noon, snow was clinging to trees and covered with white a layer, thick 5-7cm on the road, roof … At Seo Chung Ho, Ban Ho (15km from Sapa), snow covered peaks. Has snow, Sa Pa suddenly becomes magical, beautiful like the middle of winter in Europe. Many travelers said that they are lucky when travel to Sapa at the right occasion.

Snow in Sapa

17 pm, the snow continued to fall down, traffic jams.

According to Le Thanh Hai, deputy director of the Center for Hydrometeorology Forecast Central, Sapa snow is so cold air mass moving north down associated with tropical weather in west wind effects. He said more, snowfall will continue until 16/12, then the temperature will increase.

Snow in Sapa

Snow in Sapa

Snow in Sapa


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Thứ Năm, 12 tháng 12, 2013

Shwedagon Pagoda (Golden Temple) is one of the famous religious architecture in the world, including 1,000 towers surrounded the temple to center.

Shwedagon Golden Temple

Shwedagon is the most sacred temple and a symbol for the country Myanmar where is organizing SEA Games 27th

Shwedagon Pagoda

Shwedagon that located on a hilltop in Yangon Singuttara, north of lake Kandawgyi, is considered one of the masterpieces of world

Shwedagon Pagoda

Shwedagon Pagoda

Shwedagon Pagoda

Shwedagon Pagoda

Shwedagon Pagoda

Shwedagon Pagoda




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Chủ Nhật, 8 tháng 12, 2013

Sapa is not only famous for its natural beauty and landscapes, cool and fresh air, Sapa is best known for specialties. Sapa cuisine mirrors the country’s cultural and ethnic diversity.

Sapa

Its main characteristic is the systematic use of fresh, light products, mainly tropical or temperate fruit and vegetables. It offers a wide variety of foods ranging from meats, crustaceans and fish to delicious vegetarian specialties accompanied with all sorts of vegetables, herbs, spices and sauces …


“Lam” rice ( Bamboo cooked rice)

“Lam” rice (or Bamboo Cooked Rice) is a typical dish of ethnic minorities in mountainous area of Northern Vietnam. Originally, “lam” rice was invented as a kind of food for long journey in the forests. Upon the journey, Vietnamese ethnic people can cook rice in a bamboo pipe instead of a pot. By the time passed, “lam” rice has become popular, and is preferred as impressive blend of rice, stream water and slight scent of bamboo.

bamboo cooked rice sa pa

“Lam” rice is made from sticky rice which is grown on the hills. Sticky rice is put in a bamboo pipe and added some water. For more delicious taste, ethnic people usually use stream water and add some salt in. The bamboo pipe then will be sealed up by banana leaves and roasted above red coals or hot fire. That process will be done within about 30 minutes.“Lam” rice is served with grilled chicken or grilled Man pork. Some sesame and salt are indispensible while eating this dish. Let try fine and hot “lam” rice in cold weather of Sapa once in your life!

Five color steamed glutinous rice

Steamed glutinous rice with seven colors is called “xoi bay mau” in Vietnam; it is a traditional dish in festivals of Nung Din ethnic in Muong Khuong province (Lao Cai). This dish has seven colors such as pink, vermilion, scarlet, bright green, yellow green, banana leaf green and yellow and especially these colors is made from natural tree so you can totally feel secure when eating it.

five color steamed glutinous rice

On the first of July every year, Nung Din people usually hold festival to celebrate a victory. In the festival, steamed glutinous rice with seven colors is always displayed as an indispensable food. Moreover, in the concept of Nung Nin people, eating the steamed glutinous rice with seven colors will get lucky and good things. This dish is the pride of Nung Din women because it expresses their ingenuity and skill.

Carried under arm pig ( lợn cắp nách )

Sapa is well-known for its dishes of “lon cap nach”, which symbolizes

the image of local people tucking their pigs under their arms as they bring them to the market for sale. Its meat can be steamed, boiled, baked, stewed, and the taste is very delicious.

Carried under arm pig

This kind of food is so well-known that many luxury restaurants use it for their big parties or many people use it in their meeting occasions at the end of year or on holidays.

Brook fishes

Sapa residents are also very fond of their fish. One type called brook fish, because they are residents of the areas mountainous streams or brooks. Brook fish are various in types from white fattened-body fish such as ditch fish, goby to the fish whose color is mixed BETWEEN black and stone moss color.

Brook fish Sapa

Sapa brook fish are usually not big, just equal to an adult finger, or a knife handle as the biggest. The most special secret is that these brook fish has no fishy flavor. Once catched, fish are often grilled on coal immediately at the stream in order to store or bring to restaurants in town for sale. After being grilled, fish’s head, tail and fins are very crisp while the fish’s round body still maintains the fiber muscles-unique characteristics only for such mountainous species.

Salmon in Sapa

Such fish which live only in cold regions like America or Europe have been imported but only successfully adopted in Sapa. With bold taste, pretty pink meat, high nutritional ingredients, salmon is one of the most luxurious dishes for tourists coming to Sapa – Lao Cai. Sometimes, salmon is not only delicious by its taste, but also attractive by the thought and curiosity of tasting it once.

Salmon in Sapa

With a cool climate all year round and a cold winter even with snow covers, Sapa salmon is blessed to have flesh meat, firm muscles and no grease which is suitable for processing many different dishes. The most prominent are salmon hot pots, salmon salads and grilled salmon … In the cold of Sapa, with a cup of wild cat apple wine, enjoying a full-of-smoke salmon hot pot together with early-foggy-covered wild vegetables will be surely an unforgettable moment for visitors.

Field mushroom

Going anywhere in Sapa, you are also invited to buy field mushroom- a specialties of Sapa’ mountains and forests.At any restaurants in Sapa, you can easily enjoy this kind of food. After soaking in water, these field mushrooms still keep the taste of mountainous land and flavor of forest trees.

field mushroom

If you are gastronomic, you should choose “mushroom foot”. This is a mix of body of mushroom, meat, dried cuttlefish and some spices. You can eat it with many kinds of vegetables here. I must sure that if you have once time to try this food, you never forget it as well as nerver forget Sapa.

Cat cider in Sapa

Cat apple tree grows wild very much on the Hoang Lien Son mountain range in Sapa Vietnam. People soaked cat apple into a kind of brown liquor and sweet aromatic characteristics. This alcohol is rural but original. It is made from a kind of apple (cat apple) which only grows in forests where are sunny, windy. Therefore, this apple absorbs tastes of sky, taste of land, taste of mountains; and it contains four tastes sour, sweet, bitter, acrid. Cat drinking cider initially felt like drinking carbonated soft drinks, but more and more taking ecstasy.

Thang Co

Thang Co - Sapa

Thang Co is created by Hmong people in Vietnam, Someone tried to explain the word by Chinese-Vietnamese pronunciation – Thang Co means soup of bones.The dish is traditionally made from horse meat, including almost all the offal such as intestines, liver, and kidneys, but beef and pork may also be used.The meat and offal are cut into small pieces and mixed with special spices that are popular with the Mong people. Then all the ingredients are poured in a big pot of water and simmered over a fire for a long time.


Vegetables in Sapa

Sapa specialties such as white and green cauliflower, red beetroot, and chayote squash thrive in Sapa’s temperate climate. Tens of thousands of Sapa’s chayotes are distributed nationwide each year.

Vegetables in Sapa

While many of Sapa’s vegetables are sold throughout the country, the more delicate and most tasty varieties are only available in the markets of Sapa. One example of this is “ngong”, the local word for the budded stems of old and stunted vegetables. There are many kinds of ngong, such as the stems of garlic, cabbage, kohlrabi, and chayote. Ngong is best served fried with garlic or various kinds of meat.

Khang Gai Dried Meat

Khang Gai Dried Meat

The meat of horses, pigs are usually hung up by the H’Mong. These meat will be chopped into pieces about 2-3 kilograms and hung up in order to store. When eating meat, they will clean dust and cook with tomatoes, bamboo shoots… Dried meat is fleshy, fragrant and crispy


Source: Internet

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Thứ Năm, 28 tháng 11, 2013

On 11/25/2013, Da Nang People’s Committee, said the city recently honored with the awards “Cityscape Asia 2013″.

danang sunset

Award by the human settlements organization of the United Nations in Asia (UN Habitat Asia) votes. According to UN Habitat Asia Award “Cityscape Asia 2013″ to honor the city, regional, projects … are considered typical of the landscape design. The theme of this year’s awards is “The City, the pride of the people”.

danang at dusk

Along with this award in Da Nang, TP.Hoi An (Quang Nam) also won. The award ceremony in Japan on 11/26/2013.

hoian

Hoian – Center Vietnam

hoian



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Thứ Ba, 26 tháng 11, 2013

Dalat is known as a beautiful tourist spots in the mountain city that year-round cool mist and waste ….
dalat-flower-gardens
This is also the starting point for romantic love stories and a witness to the harmony, permanent time through the honeymoon period fiery and memorable
From 12/26/2013 to 12/29/2013Flower Festival will take place under the theme “Dalat, happy colors” The entire plateau city will be brightly decorated with all the most beautiful flowers of Dalat. The Princess of the Highland mountains will awaken, captivating tourists all over the world to explore and enjoy the loving and lyrical looks of the thousand flowers city.
Dalat-Cathedral
dalat-flower-gardens
flower-market-at-dalat-vietnam
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Thứ Ba, 19 tháng 11, 2013

If you go to a tea shop in Myanmar, you will always have the cake on the table to sip with the hot tea. We can say the cake was one of extraordinary cuisine in the culinary culture of the people in Myanmar.

Prawn Cakes for Sale

Myanmar is one of the points to attract foreign tourists, including many Vietnamese people. Apart from the Buddhist ruins, the poetic landscape, this country is also a dining area that waiting to be explored and enjoyed.

In addition to the traditional dishes such as grilled fish wrapped in banana leaves “nga baung doke” chicken grill with salt and chilli “kyethar susie kyaw” salad “lahpet thohk” always have in main meals and the main vegetable are fresh tea leaves, Mohinga (fish + noodles) for breakfast on special occasions, and a lot of curry cooked with seafood, pork, chicken, lamb … the Myanmar people also like the different kinds of bread, from sweet to savory

Mohnt Laymyah - Couple Crispies - Mandalay

Market cake stand

In the morning, with the cup of tea or coffee, Myanmar people usually eat a piece of cake baked with rice flour with egg, or Chapatti a piece of cake baked crispy and eat with peanut or a piece of cake paratha with many layers, sprinkle sugar on top. With Western visitors accustomed doughnut, in Myanmar have a similar kind of doughnut, sprinkled with sugar or coconut fiber.

Chapati - Mandalay

Afternoon is a good time to enjoy the savory cakes are often sold on the street, including donuts with the shrimp, green beans and onions

Most cakes are made from rice flour or sticky rice flour or mixed both. With these kinds of saltine crackers, mix it with garlic powder, onion and ginger puree to the pan when baked or fried in oil for fragrance. Flour is mixed with coconut fiber, sesame seeds, tomatoes, cabbage, herbs, curry powder … to do all kinds of different cakes.

Also very popular with the locals is a multi-component tray: laphet or green tea leaves are soaked in oil, served with sesame seeds, dried garlic, roasted peanuts, coconut fiber and several types of thin bread fried

Tea leaf salad

You may be invited to tasting tray “cake” when visiting any of the Myanmar people’s house. Especially laphet trays that commonly monks invite guests when they visit the temple.

Shwe Ji Hsa Nwin Ma Kin (

Snacks

Coconut cake desser




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Thứ Tư, 13 tháng 11, 2013

Wild sunflowers is one of the flowers is best known in the West Highlands. They are wildflowers, with vitality, bright yellow blooms on the slope, the roads every winter. Wild sunflowers was selected as a symbol of the Flower Festival in Flower City Dalat.

Wild sunflowers Lamdong Dalat

They are wildflowers, with vitality, bright yellow blooms on the slope, the roads every winter. Wild sunflowers was selected as a symbol of the Flower Festival in Flower City Dalat.

When the rainy season has expired and the sunshine is coming in early winter, wild sunflowers started blooming, signaling winter, the dry season begins. Early november each year is the most beautiful season of wild sunflowers.

Wild sunflowers Lamdong Dalat

Wild sunflowers in Lam Dong:
- Flowers in Ham Thuan (Bao Loc) has blossomed.
- Flowers in Phu Hiep Pass (Di Linh) started blooming and will blossom on the second week in November. These flowers are really very very beautiful.
- At Lien Khuong Airport, flowers has blossomed, this year is not much,
more flowers were cut, maybe they’re going to build something here.
- The flowers began blooming in Tu Tra, Thong stream
- Flower at Cam Ly Airport is expected to bloom next weekend, and are beautiful
- Ta Nung road, the flowers this year is not much, is sparse.

Wild sunflowers Lamdong Dalat


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Thứ Hai, 11 tháng 11, 2013

The decision, tourist visa exemption for citizens of the two countries’ entry into the territory of each shall come into force on 26/10.

Now, travel to Myanmar is much easier with Vietnamese tourists and with Burmese tourists when travel to Vietnam.

Myanmar Bagan Pagoda

Traveling to Myanmar. It’s easy

Follow the agreement has been signed between the Government of Vietnam and the Government of Myanmar, the citizens who carry the ordinary passport is valid for at least 6 months are exempt visa for entry, exit and transit with the period of stay not exceeding 14 days. If you wish to enter and stay for a period of 14 days must apply for visa procedures before entry.

Mountain Storm - Sapa - Vietnam

Mountain Storm – Sapa landscape – Vietnam

Thus far, the citizens of Vietnam when carry ordinary passports will be exempted visa for entry, transit and residence at the 9 ASEAN member countries. However, before every trip the citizens need to check duration of stay of visa exemption.



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Thứ Năm, 7 tháng 11, 2013

Vietnam record organizations (VietKings) has announced record of 2 landscapes of Sapa district (Lao Cai): “the longest pass in Vietnam – O Quy Ho” and “terraced fields with many levels most “

O Quy Ho - sapa


The pass O Quy Ho located on highway 4D, cross Hoang Lien Son range, connecting the two provinces of Lao Cai and Lai Chau, nearly 50 km in length.

The pass O Quy Ho is one of the pass, rugged and most majestic mountain in northern Vietnam. Terraces are the most in the rural Sung Lung Vu, Trung Chai commune, Sa Pa district, there are 121 levels with over 100 years of age. This is one of the most beautiful terraced fields in Sa Pa. The award ceremony took place on 11/02/2013.

O Quy Ho - sapa

O Quy Ho - sapa

O Quy Ho - sapa

O Quy Ho - sapa



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